Publish date: 2016-04-05
Publisher: Valancourt Books
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
I have mixed feelings about Michael McDowell and yet I know that many of my friends on goodreads enjoy every word he has ever put into print. I had great trouble with the southern gothic tale "The Elementals" thought "Toplin" a work of great intrigue mystery and strangeness and yet was enthralled by...
This is the third novel by Michael McDowell that I have read and my favorite to date. Although a few parts were a little drawn out, the pace of the novel was generally good and well worth a few extra words. Michael McDowell's prose, as always, is beautiful and entertaining and his characters believa...
Michael McDowell's supernatural horror stories are beyond compare, but Wicked Stepmother is a spellbinding example of his writing sans any supernatural bent. Set in Boston in the early 80's, this is the story of a despicable woman who sets out to destroy an entire family. The reader is privy to th...